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Advanced Practice Nurse

Company: Illinois CancerCare
Location: Peoria
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Illinois CancerCare, P.C. is a comprehensive practice treating patients with cancer and blood diseases. Our focus is providing state-of-the-art treatments for our patients in the fight against these diseases while staying on the leading edge of breakthrough research and medicines. We're proud to say we have helped countless individuals overcome this disease to live healthy, inspiring lives. Overview: Illinois CancerCare is seeking Advanced Practice Provider (APP) to perform patient assessments, history taking, clinical exams, interpretation of laboratory results and X-rays, patient and staff education, procedures, health teaching and supportive counseling, management of side effects of treatment and appropriate interventions. The Advanced Pra has extensive contact with patients and families and collaborates with physicians, other health care members and clinic staff to plan and provide for safe patient care. Education and Experience:Master's degree Licensure and maintenance of board certification.Oncology experience a plus!Shift: Monday-Friday no nights, weekends, call or holidays!Essential Responsibilities include:Provide comprehensive oncology care to patients in the in-patient and out-patient setting. This includes assessments, treatment plan development specific to cancer diagnosis, primary chemotherapy and prompt management of acute symptoms related to the disease or treatments. Provide comprehensive oncology care to patients at satellite clinics.Demonstrates skill in preparing and maintaining patient records, including dictation and responding to correspondence. Demonstrates skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, families, medical staff, and the public. Orders and reviews appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures. Manages medical and oncology emergencies within scope of training and experience. Collaborates with Lead APN in planning, implementing, and evaluating educational activities within the organization. Demonstrates knowledge of disease-specific protocols and, with confidence, instructs patients and families on treatment course. Utilizes nursing theory, practice and medical care to give and evaluate patient specific to cancer patients. Appropriately consults with physician on patient issues or questions. Responsible for and is a resource for safe, competent patient care. Provides and maintains patient confidentiality. Performs all other duties as assigned.


Keywords: Illinois CancerCare, Peoria , Advanced Practice Nurse, Healthcare , Peoria, Illinois

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